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Volketswil is a municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.GeographyVolketswil has an area of 14km2. Of this area, 42.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 24.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 32.1% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.8%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). housing and buildings made up 22.4% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (9.9%). Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.2% of the area. 30.1% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.DemographicsVolketswil has a population of., 22.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. the gender distribution of the population was 50% male and 50% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 19.4%. Most of the population speaks German (85.3%), with Italian being second most common ( 3.1%) and Albanian being third ( 2.5%).In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 48.7% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SPS (13.9%), the FDP (10.7%) and the CSP (10%).The age distribution of the population is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 23.7% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 68.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 7.4%. In Volketswil about 76.8% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). There are 5988 households in Volketswil. Volketswil is in Canton of Zurich. In the build up to your vacation in Volketswil, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Switzerland trip itinerary tool .
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